|"Max Wants a Divorce" (1917) starring Max Linder and Martha Mansfield|
"Max Wants a Divorce" is a short comedy starring Max Linder and Martha Mansfield, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. It was her second film ever, and her second of three films with Max Linder for Essanay Studios. Martha and Max are just married when he gets a letter from his lawyer notifying him that he will receive a 3 million dollar inheritance if he is not married. As anyone would do, Max starts concocting a plan to keep both the money and his wife Martha. His idea is to cause a divorce, o...
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|"Money Mad" (1908) director D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer|
"Money Mad" is a short crime drama directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring Florence Lawrence and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame. Arthur Johnson has a small part as a bank teller.An old man obsessed with money steals a woman's wallet while posing as a beggar. He then decides to visit the bank and exchange the bills for coins. On his way back home he is followed by two thugs, who break into his apartment and steal the money. These two are unhappy with their respectiv...
Keywords: D.W. Griffith; Billy Bitzer; Florence Lawrence; Arthur Johnson; Biograph Company; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent crime drama; classic crime films; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
|Mabel and Fatty Viewing the World's Fair|
Silent comedy legends Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle and Mabel Normand at the 1915 San Francisco World's Fair Panama-Pacific Exposition. The theme of the expo was the newly built Panama Canal, and it also focused on San Francisco's newly rebuilt infrastructure following the earthquake of 1906. IMDb entry: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0005675/
Keywords: silent; documentary; san francisco; fatty arbuckle; mabel normand
Downloads: 3,447 (1 review)
|Mabel's Dramatic Career|
An all-star Keystone cast, featuring Mabel Normand, Mack Sennet, Fatty Arbuckle, Ford Sterling and the Keystone Kops. After a brief love affair, Mack rejects his maid Mabel. She moves on after a nasty altercation. He later discovers she has become a star on the silver screen. IMDb entry: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0003104/
Keywords: silent; slapstick; keystone; mabel normand
Downloads: 2,647 (1 review)
|Mabel, Fatty and the Law|
AKA "Fattys Spooning Days" After falling out, Mabel and her husband decide to go to the park to make up. While they are there they meet a couple in a similar situation. This 1915 Keystone comedy stars Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle and Mabel Normand. The print is not great and this copy lacks music.
Keywords: Roscoe Fatty Arbuckle; Mabel Normand; silent; comedy
Downloads: 3,716 (2 reviews)
|Magic Bricks - Segundo de Chomón|
A conjurer in Chinese garb jumps out of a box that's about two feet wide and six inches high. He conjures an assistant from the same box plus a young woman, who then disappears into the box. He continuously picks up the box and shows us the empty inside. Next, he removes many small boxes from the larger box, stacks them on top of each other after making a base row of six or seven. The stacked boxes (magic bricks) become a movie screen, revealing the image of a laughing child...
Keywords: GenX; Segundo de Chomón; Magician; Fantasy
|Magic Roses - Segundo de Chomón|
The original French title is Les roses magiques IMDb Page
Keywords: Silent; Short; Segundo de Chomón
Manhatta is a A portrait of New York by painter Charles Sheeler and photographer Paul Strand. The title cards show quotes from Walt Whitman's "Leaves of Grass". Listed as Public Domain by Wikipedia. "The film spans an imaginary day in the life of New York City, beginning with footage of Staten Island ferry commuters and culminating with the sun setting over the Hudson River. It has been described as the first avant-garde film made in America.....
Keywords: silents; New York; documentary
Downloads: 1,310 (1 review)
|Maniac Chase (1904, Edwin S. Porter, USA) - Thomas A. Edison|
The picture opens with the interior of a cell in an insane asylum. The inmate, who imagines himself to be Napoleon the Great, is seated at a table dressed in the costume of that world renowned general. A keeper enters with a bowl of soup. "Napoleon" tastes the soup and then dashes the contents of the bowl into the keeper's face. A fierce fight follows with "Napoleon" getting the better of it until two more keepers rush in and the three beat him unmercifully and leave him insensible on the floor...
Keywords: Short; Comedy
|Manslaughter - Cecil B. DeMille and Jesse L. Lasky|
From IMDb: Society girl and thrill-seeker Lydia causes the death of a motorcycle policeman, and is prosecuted by her fiancé, Daniel, who describes in lurid detail the downfall of Rome. While she's in prison she reforms, and Daniel becomes a wasted alcoholic. Stars: Thomas Meighan, Leatrice Joy, and Lois Wilson
Keywords: Tragedy; Crime; Drama
Downloads: 4,555 (1 review)
|Mary and Gretel [Part 1] - Howard S. Moss|
1916 Black and white Silent with music bed "Stop motion" Mary and Gretel [Part 2] http://www.archive.org/details/MaryAndGretelpart2
Keywords: Silent film; Howard S. Moss
Downloads: 1,136 (1 review)
|Mary and Gretel [Part 2] - Howard S. Moss|
1916 Black and white Silent with music bed "Stop motion"
Keywords: Silent film; Howard S. Moss
|Max Linder in: A Farm-house Romance (Idylle a la ferme), 1912|
Pathe comedy by Max Linder. Premiered in Vienna June 14, 1912 and released in the US Dec. 20, 1912. "Max, who has sponged upon a wealthy uncle, is told by that worthy to marry one of the daughters of an old friend of his. Max goes down to the farm. At a family council, it is hastily decided that Max must be induced to marry the elder daughter. The daughter shrewdly foresees that Max is more likely to want to marry her younger sister, and she accordingly insists on the sister being disguised as a...
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1912; French; Farmer; Farm life; Maid
|Max Linder in: Max wants a divorce (1917)|
Cast: Max Linder, Marthe Mansfield [billed as: Martha Ulrich], Francine Larrimore, Mathilde Comont. Produced by Essanay, the film premiered at "The Strand" (New York) on March 18, 1917. Max is forced to choose between losing his newly wedded wife and a fortune. He hits upon a brilliant scheme: He will give his wife grounds for a divorce, secure the money and then make his ex-wife Mrs. Linder again...
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Essanay; 1917; French; Divorce
|Max Linder in: The Surprises of a Flirtation (Les surprises de l'amour), 1909|
Pathe comedy with Max Linder, Jacques Vandenne The story tells of two sons and a father, all of whom are paying separate and clandestine attentions to the same girl. They arrive one after the other, and are secreted in various parts of the room, where they remain until all three suddenly peep out together. The final scene, where the elderly papa is enjoining a discreet silence upon his son, is, perhaps the best thing of the kind Messrs...
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1909; French
|Men's Styles - Harry S. Palmer|
From "Keeping Up with the Joneses" 1915 Black and white Animation Silent with music bed "From a series begun in September 1915 based on the Keeping Up with the Joneses newspaper comic by "Pop" Momand. The films begin with "out of the inkwell" drawings of the sort seen in Winsor McCay films and later elaborated by Max Fleischer. Like other comic strips and animated films of the era, notably Bringing Up Father (published from 1912; filmed 1916-18), Keeping Up with the Joneses features a husband op...
Keywords: Silent film; Animation; Harry S. Palmer
Downloads: 1,157 (2 reviews)
|Metropolis (1925 - shorter version)|
Fritz Lang's silent sci-fi classic. NOTE: this was transferred from a vhs copy. The print that this was taken from was well-worn and quite faded in many scenes. Shows the importance of film preservation.
Keywords: Lang; sci-fi; feature films
|Miss Lulu Bett - Adolph Zukor|
Spinster Lulu Bett lives with her sister, Diana, and is a servant in Diana's household. Diana's brother-in-law, Ninian, visits, and smitten with Lulu, arranges a dinner party in her honor. At the party Ninian jokingly proposes marriage to Lulu, and recites the wedding ceremony, which Diana's husband, a justice of the peace, realizes is binding. Lulu lives with Ninian until she discovers he is already married...
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|MODEL A FORD INTRODUCTORY FILM|
This originally silent film marked the introduction of the all new 1928 Model A. 23 minutes in length. This film shows many inner workings of the car and includes scenes of various road tests. A musical soundtrack has been added. All music in this presentation comes from the public domain. Please visit www.orlandomodelas.com for more information about the Model A.
Keywords: modela ford; henry ford; automobiles
Mother, 1926, directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin. This is a great silent film from the early days of Russian communism. It is the story of one mothers personal revolution against the Tsar and has one of the moist rousing ending in movie history. YTou will want to rise up yourself.
Keywords: Pudovkin; communism; Russia
|Mud and Sand - Gilbert M. Anderson|
'Mud and Sand' is a satire on the Rudolph Valentino Classic Blood and Sand.. Stan Laurel plays the Bullfighter (Rubharb Vaseline) who wants to make it to the top and win back the girl.
Keywords: Silent; Comedy; Stan Laurel
Downloads: 76,297 (6 reviews)
|My Wifes Relations - Joseph M. Schenck|
When a large Irish woman falsely accuses Buster of breaking a window he is hauled before a Polish judge who speaks no English and assumes they are there to be married. She takes her new husband home to meet her four gorilla-like brothers.
Keywords: Silent; Comedy; Buster Keaton; my wife's relations
Downloads: 15,589 (1 review)